Hft is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support approximately 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence.
Everything we do focuses on helping the people we support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, we create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support.
Position: Regional Manager
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £40,473 per annum
Closing date: 12 July 2019
Interview date: 22 July 2019
About the role:
Reporting to the Divisional Director (North), you will be part of Hft’s operational management team. Your responsibilities will include the management and development of services within these areas. Raising the profile and working standards to ensure that Hft is the leading provider of learning disability services in England and Wales. You will become a champion of our support model, Fusion, and ensure the model is used to optimum effect for the delivery of high quality, personalised services. This is new to the Learning Disabilities Care Sector and we have an ambitious plan of delivery and assessment supported by the Local Authority over the next few years. Once successful we will use this model across other Hft services and maybe beyond.
The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to shape and develop the services and to lead the team to success.
You will need to be an experienced leader with knowledge and experience of negotiating with Local Authorities, managing significant budgets, strong communication skills and the awareness and sensitivity of dealing with the issues surrounding a changing organisation. You will be responsible for a geographic region including new growth and development. The region supports people who have behaviors which can challenge us and so experience in supporting people who have complex needs is essential. This is a very important post which will be challenging, professionally demanding, but also hugely rewarding.
- A full, current UK / EU driving licence is essential to this role
- Qualified to Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent
- Experience and a qualification in positive behavioural support would be advantageous
You may have experience of the following: Regional Manager, Operations Team Leader, Service Delivery, Social Care Manager, Learning Disabilities, Project Manager, Change Management, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Social Care, Social Worker, Service Manager, Positive Behavioural Support, etc